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The Bonzer Bat Tail ,a new summer model being launched at Slimes Surf & Skate,

The Bonzer Bat Tail ,a new summer model being launched at Slimes Surf & Skate, Newcastle on Thursday night The Bonzer Bat Tail ,a new summer model being launched at Slimes Surf & Skate, Newcastle on Thursday night. I’ll be there from 5-8 pm, there will be a BBQ & drinks supplied, everyone welcome. Slimes manager Tim Dickson is holding one which…

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A Bat Tail on a 1980 Retro Pro

A Bat Tail on a 1980 Retro Pro A Bat Tail on a 1980 Retro Pro. Stock tail on this model is a swallow but this was a 5’10” custom for Gavin Scott ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. Color spray – squeegee art by Mono. @slimes_surf_skate @kakek_slime…

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A custom “1980 Retro Pro” Twin Fin model for Gavin Scott ordered through Slimes Surf

A custom "1980 Retro Pro" Twin Fin model for Gavin Scott ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle A custom “1980 Retro Pro” Twin Fin model for Gavin Scott ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. Its 5’10”, 20″ wide & 25/8″ thick. This model comes stock with a wing swallow tail but Gavin wanted…

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Shaping Room selfie from a few days ago with a just finished Bat Tail

Shaping Room selfie from a few days ago with a just finished Bat Tail Shaping Room selfie from a few days ago with a just finished Bat Tail. A simple tail shape but one that’s not easy to get the combination of tail curves & depth of the bat to look good. In the background are some timber & cardboard tail templates.…

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Martin Crisp’s custom Bat Tail Retro Twin Fin

Martin Crisp's custom Bat Tail Retro Twin Fin Martin Crisp’s custom Bat Tail Retro Twin Fin. The standard tail on my Twin Fins is usually a Swallow. We made quite a few stock boards with Bat Tails in the early 1980’s. Mono did the Camo spray on the bottom, the deck is fire engine red. @watchintellynothinon…

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The deck of my Bat Tail, I posted a picture of the bottom 2 days

The deck of my Bat Tail, I posted a picture of the bottom 2 days ago The deck of my Bat Tail, I posted a picture of the bottom 2 days ago. I hand painted the circle design with tips from Terry Shin on how to draw a circle design onto the foam quickly & easily. Terry sprays for Matt Biolos at Lost Surfboards in San Clemente,…

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My Bat Tail

My Bat Tail My Bat Tail. It’s 6’1″ long, 20 1/4″ wide & 25/8″ thick. I shaped it from a pre-shape of one of my “Lone Ranger” models making some slight adjustments to the outline narrowing the nose & tail. It’s…

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Some recent shaping action

Some recent shaping action Some recent shaping action. The bottom is virtually finished. The rocker is cut in & the foam has been fine sanded. In this vision I’m using a Sureform to shape in some Bonzer Concave’s. Years ago in Hawaii Pat Rawson showed me how to do this…

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Tim Dickson in front of Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle with his new

Tim Dickson in front of Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle with his new bat tail Tim Dickson in front of Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle with his new bat tail. It’s 5’5″ long, 191/4″ wide & 21/4″thick. The bottom has a subtle single concave leading into a deep double “Bonzer”…

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This is the bottom of the board with the target design on the deck that

This is the bottom of the board with the target design on the deck that I posted last week This is the bottom of the board with the target design on the deck that I posted last week. It’s 6’1″, 201/4″ wide & 25/8″ thick. The bottom has a Bonzer Concave & I taped the edges of the bonzer & hand painted…

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